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Fiery crash closes University Avenue Sunday morning

Original post made on Sep 12, 2011

A 32-year-old suspected drunk driver from Mountain View narrowly escaped with his life early Sunday morning after a high-speed crash that ended with his vehicle bursting into flames on University Avenue, according to Palo Alto police. The driver had been traveling northbound on Alma Street near Oregon Expressway at 2:54 a.m. when he swerved to avoid hitting the curb and drove nearly head on into the southbound lane.

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Posted by gcoladon
a resident of North Whisman
on Sep 12, 2011 at 2:41 pm

gcoladon is a registered user.

Wow. Well, I guess we're never going to be able to eliminate horrible judgement from the human race. I'm just relieved to hear this guy didn't kill any passengers, innocent bystanders, or himself. Maybe someone will learn from his example?

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Posted by Greg
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Sep 13, 2011 at 3:16 am

They'd better suspend all our licenses. Folks from Mtn.View simply can't be trusted to drive safe and sober anymore.

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Posted by OR
a resident of Castro City
on Sep 15, 2011 at 3:37 pm

Another Yukon and his dumb-ass, Yukon sized ego is off the road for good. If he's out drinking heavily until 2am, then his marriage is already in a precarious situation. Now it should be rehab or divorce court.

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